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Sunday Morning with… Nick Spencer and the Political Samaritan

Sunday Morning with… Nick Spencer and the Political Samaritan

Nick Spencer discusses politicians’ use of the parable of the Good Samaritan, the topic of his latest book, on BBC Radio Scotland.

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In conversation with Richard Holloway on BBC Radio Scotland’s ‘Sunday Morning with’ programme, Nick Spencer examines how politicians have used, and at times hijacked, Jesus’s most famous parable – the subject of his latest book, The Political Samaritan: How Power Hijacked a Parable. Michael Rosen speaks about writing, identity and politics.

From 49.00; listen here. (Available until 16th January 2017).

Nick Spencer

Nick Spencer

Nick is Senior Fellow at Theos. He is the author of a number of books and reports, most recently The Political Samaritan: how power hijacked a parable (Bloomsbury, 2017), The Evolution of the West (SPCK, 2016) and Atheists: The Origin of the Species (Bloomsbury, 2014). Outside of Theos, Nick is Visiting Research Fellow at the Faiths and Civil Society Unit, Goldsmiths, University of London and a Fellow of the International Society for Science and Religion

Posted 17 December 2017

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